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Protorae Law’s Government Contracts partner Devon Hewitt will present at the upcoming Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) webinar discussing “Understanding and Negotiating Teaming Agreements” on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Teaming agreements are a staple of government contracting.  For many businesses, teaming agreements are a gateway to federal business – if they are done right.  This webinar will discuss the “tricks of the trade” in negotiating teaming agreements that work for a proposed prime contractor, a proposed subcontractor, a large business, a small business or some combination.  Learn which terms should be included, excluded or modified in a teaming agreement in order to best position your company during a procurement and for success following the award of the prime contract.

Devon Hewitt, Partner, Protorae Law

Devon Hewitt, a partner at Protorae Law, has over 25 years’ experience in the field of Government Contracts and represents emerging, small, mid-size and large government contractors located across the United States and abroad.  Ms. Hewitt is best known as a bid protest attorney, having participated in well over 100 bid protests lodged at various federal agencies, including the Small Business Administration and the Government Accountability Office.  She also has participated in bid protests filed at the United States Court of Federal Claims and is one of the few bid protest attorneys that has argued bid protest decisions on appeal at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

In addition to bid protests, Ms. Hewitt represents government contractors in a wide variety of transactional matters such as the drafting and negotiation of subcontracts and teaming, cooperative, nondisclosure, non-compete, operating, joint venture, commercial vendor and “OTA” agreements.  She also advises government contractors on issues related to the Service Contract Act, intellectual property and data rights, suspension and debarment, contract claims, ethics and compliance, Organizational Conflicts of Interest, FOIA requests and reverse FOIA letters, notices of default and terminations, and government investigations, among others. She has significant experience with the Small Business Administration’s small business preferential programs and has twice served as a trial expert on this topic.